NATIONAL STRIKE: 07 OCTOBER 2020 A strike protesting harsh socio-economic conditions, high levels of poverty, crime, corruption and unemployment currently being experienced in South Africa is to take place nationally next week. Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has followed the requirements for the strike through Nedlac and in compliance with the Labour Relations…Read More
The TERS (Temporary Employee- Employer Relief Scheme) benefit has been extended to September 15, 2020 the Department of Employment and Labour announced. Deadline to claim for August 2020 – 15 September 2020: 30 October 2020. Deadline to claim for March 2020 – July 2020: 15 September 2020 The beneficiaries are unchanged from the previous Directive…Read More
The following refers:
The Metal Industry Wage increases for 2020-2021:
All existing Main Agreement Terms and Conditions of employment, including the current wage rates will remain unchanged until 30 June 2021.
Employers organisations and the 5 (Five) biggest unions concluded a stand-still agreement last week.
Channel Chat – (COVID-19): Categories of employees who may claim TERS for the extension period (01 July 2020 – 15 August 2020)
An employer, or employee, may claim TERS benefits for the extension period starting from 1 July 2020 until 15 August 2020. The new directives cover the following categories of employees whose employers are: Not permitted to operate under the Disaster Management Regulations: Where a business has, because of the lockdown regulations, been unable to operate,…Read More
With effect from 01 August 2020: If you have a set down venue received prior to 01 August, go to that venue, unless directed by the CCMA. Disputes not already scheduled will take place: Digital online platform at the Commissioner’s preference. External venue, which can include the employer’s premises. CCMA Office Conciliations will preferably take…Read More
Channel Chat – Notice: Reduction in the isolation period for patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection
The recommended isolation period for patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection has been reduced from 14 (Fourteen) to 10 (Ten) days as issued by the Department of Health on 22 July 2020.
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TERS payment terminated on 30 June 2020. It was announced that the TERS benefit is reopened until 15 August 2020, the same day that president Ramaphosa extended to life of the Disaster Management Act. The benefit structure and existing criteria remain the same. April 2020, May 2020 and June 2020 applications are expected to be…Read More
The Employment Equity Amended Bill has been Gazetted.
(COVID-19) is changing the way we behave. Employers are pleading with employees to observe (COVID-19) guidelines to avoid spreading the virus.
Please take a moment to view this YouTube link which is important From Legal Counsel- Jonathan Goldberg, as per #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403.